Below is some genealogy information on the No. 96 Squadron of the Royal Air Force that may help searches for military ancestors.
Theatres of War, Army Regiments, Naval Detachments, RAF
World War One
Description: Initially formed in 1917 in Lincolnshire as a training unit in the Royal Flying Corps. They flew Sopwith Salamanders. They briefly disbanded in 1918 but reformed the same year as part of the Royal Air Force. They were disbanded at the end of the war.
World War Two
Description: The number 96 squadron was reformed in 1940 from 422 squadron and were equipped initially with Hawker Hurricanes before taking on Boulton Paul Defiants, Bristol Beaufighters, de Havilland Mosquitoes and Douglas Dakotas.
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